Definitions for dasymeter
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densimeter consisting of a thin glass globe that is weighed in a gas to determine its density
an instrument for testing the density of gases, consisting of a thin glass globe, which is weighed in the gas or gases, and then in an atmosphere of known density
Origin: [Gr. dasy`s rough, thick + -meter.]
A dasymeter was meant initially as a device to demonstrate the buoyant effect of gases like air; as shown in the pictures on the right. A dasymeter which allows weighing acts as a densimeter used to measure the density of gases.
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